VMworld 2019 Pricing and Registration

At VMworld 2019, you'll find the best information, tools, and partnerships to take IT—and your power to shape it—to the next level. VMworld offers both full conference passes and day passes, so that you can attend according to your schedule. If you need help getting approval to attend, try using the convince your boss letter.

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Full Conference Passes*

Individual

Your full conference pass includes access to VMworld general sessions, breakout sessions, programs, VMware Hands-on Labs, the Solutions Exchange, the welcome reception, VMworld Fest, and attendee meals Monday through Thursday. (Note that some breakout sessions and programs are restricted to VMware partners or other select groups of attendees.)
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,895

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$2,195

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,395

Your full conference pass includes access to VMworld general sessions, breakout sessions, programs, VMware Hands-on Labs, the Solutions Exchange, the welcome reception, VMworld Fest, and attendee meals Monday through Thursday. (Note that some breakout sessions and programs are restricted to VMware partners or other select groups of attendees.)

Group Discount (5+)

Purchase five (5) or more full conference passes at the same time to automatically receive a $100 discount per registration. One invoice will be generated for a group purchase, which must be paid in a single transaction by credit card or wire transfer. After purchase, you will receive a unique registration code via email that you can distribute to the individuals in your group. Each individual will be required to enter this group registration code during the registration process. Note: Group pass purchases are not refundable.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,795

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$2,095

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,295

Purchase five (5) or more full conference passes at the same time to automatically receive a $100 discount per registration. One invoice will be generated for a group purchase, which must be paid in a single transaction by credit card or wire transfer. After purchase, you will receive a unique registration code via email that you can distribute to the individuals in your group. Each individual will be required to enter this group registration code during the registration process. Note: Group pass purchases are not refundable.

Group Discount (20+)

Purchase 20 or more full conference passes at the same time to automatically receive a $200 discount per registration. One invoice will be generated for a group purchase, which must be paid in a single transaction by credit card or wire transfer. After purchase, you will receive a unique registration code via email that you can distribute to the individuals in your group. Each individual will be required to enter this group registration code during the registration process. Note: Group pass purchases are not refundable.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,695

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$1,995

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,195

Purchase 20 or more full conference passes at the same time to automatically receive a $200 discount per registration. One invoice will be generated for a group purchase, which must be paid in a single transaction by credit card or wire transfer. After purchase, you will receive a unique registration code via email that you can distribute to the individuals in your group. Each individual will be required to enter this group registration code during the registration process. Note: Group pass purchases are not refundable.

Alumni

A discount of $200 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to individuals who have purchased full conference passes for at least two VMworld events that they attended between 2015 and 2018. Past paid attendance is verified by the registrant’s VMworld account. The alumni rate also offers access to the VMworld alumni lounge all week during VMworld. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,695

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$1,995

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,195

A discount of $200 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to individuals who have purchased full conference passes for at least two VMworld events that they attended between 2015 and 2018. Past paid attendance is verified by the registrant’s VMworld account. The alumni rate also offers access to the VMworld alumni lounge all week during VMworld. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.

Education

A discount of $400 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to students and faculty. You must use an academic email domain as your VMworld email address. Proof of your academic standing will be required when you check in onsite. Students must bring a copy of their class schedule showing 12 units or credits and a valid student ID. Full-time professors must bring a valid accredited university ID. If you are unable to provide proof of academic standing, you will be charged the onsite full conference pass registration fee. The title of instructor, faculty, or professor qualifies you for the academic rate. IT, IS, or systems employees from a university do not qualify for the academic rate. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,495

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$1,795

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$1,995

A discount of $400 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to students and faculty. You must use an academic email domain as your VMworld email address. Proof of your academic standing will be required when you check in onsite. Students must bring a copy of their class schedule showing 12 units or credits and a valid student ID. Full-time professors must bring a valid accredited university ID. If you are unable to provide proof of academic standing, you will be charged the onsite full conference pass registration fee. The title of instructor, faculty, or professor qualifies you for the academic rate. IT, IS, or systems employees from a university do not qualify for the academic rate. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.

Government

A discount of $300 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to current, full-time employees of U.S. federal, state, or local government agencies. Government discounts cannot be extended to non-profits. To qualify for the discount, you must use your government email domain as your VMworld email address, and show your current, valid government identification card during onsite registration check-in. Valid government identification consists of government-issued Visa, MasterCard, or American Express; government-issued picture ID; military picture ID; or Federally Funded Research Development Corp (FFRDC) ID. Government contractors, including contractors working on government “cost reimbursable contracts,” are not eligible for the government discount. If you are unable to provide identification, you will be charged the onsite full conference pass registration fee. This discount cannot be combined with any other discount offers.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,595

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$1,895

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,095

A discount of $300 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to current, full-time employees of U.S. federal, state, or local government agencies. Government discounts cannot be extended to non-profits. To qualify for the discount, you must use your government email domain as your VMworld email address, and show your current, valid government identification card during onsite registration check-in. Valid government identification consists of government-issued Visa, MasterCard, or American Express; government-issued picture ID; military picture ID; or Federally Funded Research Development Corp (FFRDC) ID. Government contractors, including contractors working on government “cost reimbursable contracts,” are not eligible for the government discount. If you are unable to provide identification, you will be charged the onsite full conference pass registration fee. This discount cannot be combined with any other discount offers.

VCP

A discount of $100 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to current VMware Certified Professionals. You must register for VMworld with the same email address associated with the VMware Certification program. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,795

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$2,095

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,295

A discount of $100 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to current VMware Certified Professionals. You must register for VMworld with the same email address associated with the VMware Certification program. This discount can be combined with the VMUG Advantage discount. It cannot be combined with any other discounts or group pass purchases.

VMUG Advantage

A discount of $100 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to VMUG Advantage level members. You must register for VMworld with the same email address associated with your VMUG membership. This discount may be combined with other individual discounts, but it cannot be combined with group pass purchases.
Early-Bird Rate 2019 May 7 – June 21, 6:00 PM PDT

$1,795

Regular Rate 2019 June 21, 6:01 PM PDT – August 24

$2,095

Onsite Rate 2019 August 25 – August 29

$2,295

A discount of $100 off the full conference prevailing rate is offered to VMUG Advantage level members. You must register for VMworld with the same email address associated with your VMUG membership. This discount may be combined with other individual discounts, but it cannot be combined with group pass purchases.

 

* One guest pass is available per each full conference pass purchased. Guest passes cost $400 and include access to the welcome reception, hall crawl, and VMworld Fest. 

Partial Conference Passes

VMworld Day Pass

Pricing is for a single day pass for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Your day pass includes entry to the following for one day only: general sessions (Monday or Tuesday), breakout sessions, VMware Hands-on Labs, the Solutions Exchange (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday), and attendee meals. Day passes do not include access to VMworld Fest. (Note that some breakout sessions and programs are restricted to VMware partners or other select groups of attendees.)
Early-Bird Rate

N/A

Regular Rate

$995

Onsite Rate

$995

Pricing is for a single day pass for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Your day pass includes entry to the following for one day only: general sessions (Monday or Tuesday), breakout sessions, VMware Hands-on Labs, the Solutions Exchange (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday), and attendee meals. Day passes do not include access to VMworld Fest. (Note that some breakout sessions and programs are restricted to VMware partners or other select groups of attendees.)

Expo Only Pass

Expo Only passes provide access to the Solutions Exchange only. No other event access is permitted.
Early-Bird Rate

N/A

Regular Rate

$475

Onsite Rate

$550

Expo Only passes provide access to the Solutions Exchange only. No other event access is permitted.

Cancellations and Refunds

Change of plans? See the VMworld cancellation and refund policy.

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